Realme recently launched the Realme 6 series of smartphones in India. Alongside the Realme 6 lineup, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer also unveiled its first-ever fitness band, dubbed the Realme Band. Well, today, we will keep our focus entirely on the Realme 6 smartphone and try to compare it with the Redmi Note 8 Pro and the Realme 5 Pro smartphones to find the best choice of smartphone for you. While comparing, we will consider certain key elements like the prices, displays, processors, cameras, and batteries of the three smartphones to name a few. So, without waiting any further, let’s compare the Realme 6, Redmi Note 8 Pro, and the Realme 5 Pro smartphones and find out the winner.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Price
Starting off with the Realme 6, the vanilla variant of the Realme 6 series is priced at Rs 12,999 for the 4GB/64GB variant, Rs 14,999 for the 6GB/128GB variant and Rs 15,999 for the 8GB/128GB variant.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, is available in three variants in India – a 6GB/64GB variant, priced at Rs 13,999, a 6GB/128GB variant, priced at Rs 15,999, and an 8GB/128GB variant, priced at Rs 17,999.
Lastly, the Realme 5 Pro is also available in three memory options – 4GB/64GB for Rs 13,999, 6GB/64GB for Rs 14,999, and 8GB/128GB for Rs 16,999.
When it comes to pricing, the 4GB/64GB variant of the Realme 6 is the least expensive of them all.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Display Features
Coming to the displays of the devices that we are comparing today, Realme 6 comes with a 6.5-inch Full HD+ display with a 2,400 x 1,080 pixel resolution and a 20:9 aspect ratio. The Realme 6 flaunts a 90Hz refresh rate display and a 120Hz sampling rate. Plus, the device comes with a single punch-hole selfie camera located in the top left corner.
The Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, sports a 6.53-inch FHD+ IPS LCD with a 1,080 x 2,340 pixel resolution and a 60Hz refresh rate. There is a waterdrop notch at the top of the display, which houses the selfie snapper.
The Realme 5 Pro features a 6.3-inch IPS LCD display and also has a waterdrop notch at the top.
When it comes to display, the Realme 6 offers a higher refresh rate display, which is definitely an added advantage. Plus, it is the only device amongst the ones that we are comparing, which has a punch-hole selfie camera cutout. If you are not a fan of waterdrop notches, you might want to go with the Realme 6 smartphone.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Camera Specs
Moving on to the camera, the Realme 6 sports a quadruple rear camera setup – a 64MP Samsung GW1 wide-angle camera (f/1.8) + an 8MP ultra-wide angle lens (f/2.3) + a 2MP B&W portrait lens (f/2.4) + a 2MP macro camera (f/2.4). At the front, the Realme 6 boasts a 16MP selfie snapper with an f/2.0 aperture.
THe Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, comes with a quad-camera setup at the back – a 64MP primary lens, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro sensor, and a 2MP depth sensor. At the front, the device features a 20MP selfie snapper.
Lastly, the Realme 5 Pro features a quad rear camera setup – a 48MP primary sensor, an 8MP ultra-wide lens, a 2MP macro lens, and a 2MP depth sensor.
We can’t really decide just with mere numbers as to which device has the better cameras, but the newly added 2MP B&W portrait lens on the Realme 6 will be something we would like to test.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Processor and Software
As far as the processor is concerned, the Realme 6 is powered by a 2.05GHz octa-core MediaTek Helio G90T chipset, which is paired with an ARM G76 GPU, 4GB/6GB/8GB of LPDDR4x quad-channel RAM, and 64GB/128GB of UFS 2.1 storage. The Redmi Note 8 Pro also features the same processor. The Realme 5 Pro, however, utilizes the Qualcomm Snapdragon 712 chipset. When it comes to processing, the Realme 6 and the Redmi Note 8 Pro run on mid-range gaming chipsets, making them the better choice here.
Speaking of software, Realme 6 runs the latest Android 10 OS with Realme UI baked atop. The Realme 5 Pro still runs on ColorOS based on Android 9 Pie. The Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, runs on MIUI 11. The choice here would solely boil down to personal preference.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Battery and Charging
The Realme 6 features a 4,300mAh battery, which has support for up to 30W of fast charging. The Redmi Note 8 Pro, on the other hand, features a bigger 4,500mAh battery, but the charging speed is reduced t0 18W. Lastly, the Realme 5 Pro features a 4,045mAh battery, which comes with support for 20W VOOC 3.0 fast charging. In terms of battery life, we would suggest that you go with the Realme 6 smartphone.
Realme 6 vs Redmi Note 8 Pro vs Realme 5 Pro: Final Verdict
All three smartphones that we compared today come with value-for-money specifications and features. But the Realme 6 takes the lead owing to a better processor, a better display, and a faster charging battery.